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Samuel James PATCHING

Regimental number2737
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
AddressGreat Western, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinFather, John P Patching, Great Western, Victoria
Enlistment date3 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name58th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/75/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 September 1917
Age at death36.4
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XLII, Row B, Grave No. 3), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Harriet Ann PATCHING, Great Western, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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